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Pesticide Problems in the Amazon


Environment  (tags: peticides, Amazon, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, animals, pollution, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 681 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Intensive land modification in many parts of the Brazilian Amazon is exposing large numbers of species to pesticides with unknown impacts, according to Luis Schiesari of the University of São Paulo, Brazil



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Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 5:10 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 5:10 pm
Thanks.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 7:51 pm
Thank you for the dreadful news! (n, p, t)
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 4:12 am
Noted thanks
 

Frans Badenhorst (564)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:04 am
this is a catastrophe.......
 

CareTwo Support (514)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:10 am
Thank you for this news!!
 

Graca T. (46)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:45 am
Read, Noted & Shared. Thanks
 

Mari 's (1358)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:54 am
Pesticides in the amazon!??? Have they lost their freaking minds!!!???
 

Bonnie S. (27)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:23 am
Hello there, this piece of news is good timing for me; Yesterday I was outside working in the perennial garden I am building, and I thought boy those red lily beetles just eat my lilies at an alarming rate. So I thought about using an insecticide, but I thought if I do the bees will be collecting these chemicals and now I read the Brazilian Amazon is so badly affected by various chemicals. I would like to have a petition of some sort to sign. Thank You for this information, I'll be insecticide-free this season because of some of the news I read at Care2.
 

CareTwo Support (514)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:35 am
commenting has been repaired..thanks everyone!!
 

Jeanne Rogers (1133)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:26 pm
Sadly noted.
 

GGmaSheila D. (174)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:04 pm
Thanks for this info - now how to help educate these people.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:21 pm
Thank you.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday August 23, 2013, 3:17 am
Sadly noted.
 

Nimue P. (313)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 12:35 am
noted
 
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